Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cirrhosis cases rising among women in North America

(HealthDay)—Cirrhosis disease burden in women has increased substantially since 2000, according to a study presented at The Liver Meeting, the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, ...

Medications

Increase seen in hydroxychloroquine Rx by nonroutine specialists

(HealthDay)—In March 2020, compared with March 2019, there was an 80-fold increase in new prescriptions for hydroxychloroquine by specialists who did not typically prescribe these medications, according to research published ...

Health

Primary care at a crossroads: Experts call for change

The old adage about a frog that gets put in a pot of cold water on a stove, and doesn't leap out even as the heat slowly climbs to boiling, might seem like a strange metaphor for primary care. But for many primary care providers ...

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